A powerful charm

  • Exhibition Text

    • A powerful charm consisting of a bundle of twigs wrapped around the tongue of a land-otter. It was worn by shamans when curing.

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  • Collection Information

    • CHARM
      Catalog No: E/ 684
      Culture: TLINGIT, CHILKAT QWAN
      Locale: AK, HAINES BOROUGH, KLUKWAN, CHILKAT QWAN
      Region: NORTHWEST COAST
      Country: USA
      Material: WOOD, PLANT FIBER
      Dimensions: L:39 W:7 [in CM]
      Acquisition Year: 1894 [EXPEDITION]
      Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.   

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